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Nearly 1,200 delegates assembled in Victoria, British Columbia, June 16-19, for the Canadian Library Association's 59th annual conference. Like last year's meeting with ALA, this was a joint conference, but this time it coincided with the British Columbia Library Association's annual conference.
ALA President-Elect Michael Gorman gave a much-appreciated keynote address, "Library Values in a Changing World," in which he alluded to the Canadian and U.S. efforts to define a "core set of values" at the heart of librarianship.
At the Annual General Meeting (AGM), Executive Director Don Butcher reflected on the high spirits CLA has enjoyed since last year when, along with ALA, the association withstood the …